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coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> good afternoon. i am tori campbell. a lock down at government shut down was lifted about an hour ago after reports of a gunman on campus. ktvu's ann rubin is there now and joins us live to explain what happened. >> reporter: good afternoon. students are making their way out of sweeney hall. it started at 9:00 a.m. with a tip, a student saw a man carrying a gun. government shut down locked down sweeney hall. police swept the building, checking each room. they did not find a gunman or anything suspicious. those in the building were told to shelterren place for two -- shelter in place for two hours. officials have been trained for such a scenario. >> we were pleased to find the faccality staff and students did a good job -- faculty staff and students did a good job barricading in place. >> reporter: classes will resume here as usual however officials are asking everyone to be vigilant just in case and call police or 911 if they see anyone suspicious. we will have more on how students handled this tonight at 5:00 p.m. live
makes significant concessions. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> as those negotiations continue no one is sure when or if they will walk off the job. ktvu's paul chambers found options, a plan b for the commuters out there. >> reporter: some people are not waiting for unions to make that decision so they are taking matters into their own hands and planning their day tomorrow as if b.a.r.t. has already called for a strike. >> reporter: at this hour b.a.r.t. trains are running but if workers decide to strike 400,000 commuters will need alternate transportation. >> them going on strike is disrespectful to the people who give them their jobs. >> reporter: other transit agencies are prepared. san francisco ferry system told workers to plan as if there is a strike. >> they should expect there will be a strike tomorrow. >> reporter: this is the scene in july when b.a.r.t. workers went on strike. commuters were stuck in long lines, waiting for buses and ferries. so this time they are hoping people plan ahead. >> i will have to wake up an hour and a half earlier. >> reporter: a.c. transit will
such a notice will come. the question is,ish when will it -- is, when will it come, tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details, the last strike lasted 4-1/2 days. 50% of the riders used other transits. bart averages 400,000 riders every week day. they are bracing for a bigger impact this time because ridership is higher. stay with www.ktvu.com. and we are posting a list of alternatives for you. >>> new at 6:00 p.m. the state says it cleared a back log of californians waiting for their unemployment checks but we learned of new concerns of unprocessed claims. ktvu learned the department's problems may be far larger than a commute glitch. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live where one lawmaker is getting involved. >> reporter: we talked to the state senator at his office here. his staff says they receive dozens of calls asking for help. many says they can't get a response from the state. >> we want an answer. a time frame. >> reporter: she thought the waiting was almost over. >> reporter: you have your money yet? >> no. >> with three dollar left this employee says she owed $1,900 in delayed unempl
for commuters thursday. if both go on strike we could be faced with a mess. ktvu's tom vacar is live where union leaders gave a grim update. >> reporter: i am going to update you on everything. bart came out and drew a deep, deep line in the sand and the unions immediately responded all but declaring a strike for midnight tonight. they are claiming bart's management has been bad faith, surprised them, done everything to do something to them that is negative. they can go on strike in 72 hours but it would be subject to the governor calling a 60 day cooling off period which is almost certainly what would happen if bart goes on strike. to bart, it is a big mess. here is what both sides had to say. >> we feel we have reached the limit. financially of what we are prepared to offer. to settle this. >> the strike notice we issued and the disruption in service lay squarely at the feet of bart management and the district. >> time for the union leadership to let us know, let the people know whether they will take on offer to their membership. >> if you want to blame a strike on somebody, lay it at the bar
of the strike. ktvu's paul chambers is live with all the stress this is causing for so many. >> reporter: i spent a day with bart riders who are tired of being held hostage. they are stressed out about the potential strike and they will be on pins and needles waiting on the decision. >> two hours sleep from the stress. >> i will have to ride my bike. this is what i rely on. >> scary. it is hard. people my age with no cars and that is what we depend on. how do we make money? >> reporter: we are in the heart of rush hour so we will talk to people about how they feel about the potential strike and what they plan to do if bart goes on strike, live, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now. if a strike happens bart will charter 200 buses from 9 locations. we highlighted here for you. they would drop off passengers near the transbay terminal from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and they would leave from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. other agencies plan to pitch in if there is a strike. there is a threat of a a.c. transit strike as well thursday morning but if that does not happen and a.c. transit
.m. ktvu's tom vacar sat down with the leader and asked her tough questions. tom? >> reporter: she is trying to balance the union's demands with the riders needs with the reality of a aging system. i asked the chief straight up, are you a union buster? >> i don't know how you could have a system that has the highest paid workers in the nation and call us union busters. it doesn't jive. >> reporter: she says bart furloughed no one. a.c. transit took a 12% pay cut. bart workers did not. they got a 1% pay hike this summer. >> we are asking them to pay 8 or 9% on medical and that is a better deal than anybody gets. >> reporter: she says the part contract needs to be shaf to other -- similar to other agents. >> this is making sure the workers have a fair amount and we are investing in the infrastructure. one example of the rail cars, the average age is 40 years. they will be 50 when we get them replaced. our brand is reliability. it is that reliability that is in jeopardy. >> reporter: she hired the negotiator to accomplish just that. >> i think the union leadership tried to demonize hi
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> bart riders are left in limbo wondering if a change will be on for tomorrow. employees feel like they caught in the middle and have no place to turn. >> reporter: we talked to some people say they have no idea how they'll get around if bart does shut down. >> bart trains are running but for how long >> i only had two hours of sleep night from the stress of trying to stay up until midnight. >> that may happen again tonight. >> i think it is just an in convenient and it is so important that the community has that access to public transportation because we depended on it for so long. >> if bart strikes it will be deja vu for many. and although she feels bart workers deserve what they're asking for, it should not be at her or any one else's expense. >> it is hard and people at my age with no cars and that's what we depend on and how are we going to make my money if we cannot make it to work. >> i have to ride my bike if i have no transportation. >> because for some bart trains are their only mean of transportation and if they're not running, it is going to be a p
coverage tonight. we begin with ktvu's david stevenson. live at the hospital where officials were tight lipped today. david? >> reporter: there are more questions than answers tonight after they identified the woman found in the stair well yesterday. >> what happened at our hospital is horrible. >> reporter: san francisco general hospital confirmed what a force told ktvu channel 2 news yesterday was the body found was that of lynne spaulding, who disappeared from her hospital room september 21. >> we do not know how she came to be in the stair well yesterday. how long she had been there or what caused her death. >> reporter: lynne spaulding's disappearance prompted a search of the ground. they refused to answer questions about the search, security measures, why her body was discovered 17 days later. >> i here the sheriff's department nished a search -- initiated a search, it wasn't a good one. >> reporter: current patient search protocols are written and unwritten guidelines. he said answers will come after the investigation is complete. the family says that is not soon enough. >> the f
.m. an update. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> bart and ac could go on strike at the same time and that would be a mess. is there any chance a.c. transit could delay a strike? >> reporter: the one person who could do it is governor jerry brown. he called a 60 day cooling off period for bart he hasn't done that for a.c. transit and they are subject to that kind of order. the governor jerry brown will be approached by a.c. transit and the governor will say no strike for 60 days, that is what we believe will happen. we have information that suggests that will happen. >> we expect to hear from bart in a few minutes. thank you. >> the only bright spot is agreement on one part of the pension. bart say they are still $89 million apart on competition. the union wants three year deal. bart wants 4. because of the government shut down the mediator is not being paid. >>> state lawmakers want the governor to pass a bill preventing bart workers from walking off the job. it would force union workers to honor the snow strike -- no strike clause. supporters say it is only fair. law prohibits the governor fro
live, tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the last bart strike was in july and it created massive traffic problems. the roads were jammed, so were ferry boats and a.c. transit buses trying to get to and from san francisco. it took 4-1/2 days for the trains to run again. that included the forth of july holiday. if a strike hits tomorrow it will have a greater impact because more people are at work and school. today's bart's general manager took to the radio. >> i am bart's general manager. thank you for your continued support. for all bart information sign up for e-mail alerts. >> yesterday ktvu's tom vacar sat down with her for an interview. she said bart has the highest paid transit workers in the bay area and said their contracts should be similar to other agents. watch the interview on www.ktvu.com. more details now, bart riders are urged to have a back up mode of transportation just in case there is a bart strike tomorrow. bart will be offering free bus service from 9 stations. other agencies such as a.c. transit, cal train and the ferry will be expanding service in the event
to california could also been serious violations of federal law. i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> developing news in san francisco where police launched a manhunt for a gunman following a shooting at about 4:00 near the corner of mission and zal il and brazil street. a man shot multiple times was pronounced dead. the shooter ran from the area and police started the search. we'll have more on the 10:00 news on ktvu. >>> now to the death of a patient who went messing at san francisco general hospital, today -- missing at san francisco general hospital, the body of 57-year-old spalding had been found in a stairwell. they are angry it took 17 days for her body to be found by engineers doing a quarterly inspection of the stairway. >> we want to know what the protocols for a search are, are were they followed, when was the search, how expensive it was. >> the hospital's chief operating officer tell us the hospital established the protocol for missing patients and fire alarms were working. >> we spoke with one friend of 20 years who created the find lynn facebook page when spalding
completed bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> making progress as both sides of the bart labor dispute meet trying to reach a deal. >> from our standpoint we're a lot more than halfway there. >> there is still work that need to be done to avoid a potential strike. now just over one day away. >> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> hello everyone i'm heather holmes. >> the clock is running out, just over 24 hours remain before a possible bart strike grips the bay area. >> both sides met today, but there are still some issues, including wages, health care contributions and staffing when it comes to safe. >> safety. >> ktvu debora villone. >> well, within just the last few minute we have seen union leadership leave for the night. they say it's been a very long day and they note that they are leaving their cost committee key financial folks still upstairs and still crunching numbers. on the positive side we also know that everyone has come together at least one face-to- face at both sides at the stage table at least once this e
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. >>> more details now on other bay area transit agenciesle they are planning to try to accommodate commuters if there is a b.a.r.t. strike on monday. it might be less crowded because monday is columbus holiday. a.c. transit will run russs from east bay to the peninsula as well as extra buses as long as vehicles and drivers are available. the ferry is prepared to launch extra boats if there's a strike next week. the agency also plans to extend office hours to handle the extra dae manned. the chp says -- demand. the chp says in the event of a b.a.r.t. strike, the hours of the hov car lanes will go from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. >>> some passengers are already making plans for a strike but are hoping they won't have to implement them. >> i'm thrilled b.a.r.t. is running today. i'm beyond -- i'm over the moon about it, yes. i hope that they settle today and i actually hope that somebody makes it illegal for them to strike. it's crippling our bay area. >> very inconvenient trying to to do your job and having to get up earlier and carpool. getting in
into the night. now, reporting arrive in oakland, ktvu channel 2 news >>> more than 20 state lawmakers are calling on the governor to take a bill that'll ban st strike. the spokesman told ktvu that they have nothing as they put it crickets from the governor. >>> new element had been added to the fight of shutdown. the rhetoric from the two sides remained much the same. >> the senior white house staff this morning said that the president rather default on our debt than to sit down and negotiate. >> president obama called on speaker boehner to let the house vote on a clean budget bill, one that does not involve the healthcare act. >> the reason that speaker boehner has not called the vote on is because he does not want to see the government shutdown end at the moment. >> the deadline is october 16th. federal budget cuts put san fray jeopardy, the scale back version is kicking off this week. live in san francisco where a financial punch means fleet week will be low key this year, christian. >> reporter: that i can a look and you will be able to see navy ships docked off of piers 32 here.
, while the kyle coliseum complex could get real crowded tonight, all ahead on ktvu's channel 2 morning news. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, we want to take you right up to santa rosa this morning. this is a live picture. a neighborhood up there in a stand off situation. it sounds like a very intense situation where there are a number of police cars and officers around an area. we understand many streets are blocked off, taped off, claudine wong up there. we will check in with her in just a moment. it is thursday, october 10th, i am pam cook. >> good morning, i am dave clark, let's check weather and traffic, steve chilly. >> chilly but high clouds, so mostly cloudy here and then mostly sunny this afternoon. big game 5 here today, forecast looks good here, in fact i think things look over mostly clear, i would expect this to be 68 here, mostly clear, there might be a breeze but not much, everything looks good to go for that. >>> temperatures today close to yesterday. starting off 40s and 50s, mainly though 50s, b
car pooling is also available at east bay locations. for a full list of locations log on to ktvu.com. stay with ktvu for continuing coverage. if there is a strike or if the decision comes late at night. we will be on air again half an hour early at 4:00 a.m. tomorrow. you can also get updates online at ktvu.com and on facebook and twitter. >>> richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting. at 5:30 that night, shots were exchanged between two cars. one car crashed on ohio and south seventh street. the driver of the car died at the scene. anyone with information is asked to call richmond police. >>> a 72-year-old hunter who spent 19 days lost in the forest is now speaking out about his ordeal. gene says he was hunting way friend last month -- with a friend, when he stepped into a crevice. he survived by eating a snake, lizards and squirrels and covering himself with leaves. he kept a campfire burning around the clock to signal rescue crews, but it was never spotted. a hunter finally found him over the weekend and he has been reunited with his family. >>> the san jose mercury m
rubin, ktvu news. >>> thank you, ann. >>> they learned of the worker's death and said our sincere's thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers affected by this tragedy. this is not the first deadly accident during the building of levi stadium. >> 63-year-old elevator worker donald white was killed after he was struck in the head. that shut down work for two days. >>> now to the looming bart strike. trains are running and there is no new contract between bart and its unions. right now. they are reviewing what bart said is the best and final offer. >> we are joined live from outside where they are meeting right now to let us know what this means for bart riders. good afternoon, katie. >> good afternoon, we have seen one person so far. we have not yet heard from the atu or bart and with the strike deadline looming, we are not sure what is going on inside the negotiations which means we could see a strike at midnight. >> it is very, very serious. >> they said they are still talking about a resolution and if bart does not retract or change the offer made last night
this week a bay area scientist is the winner, all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, here is a live look at the central off-ramp of interstate 80 in el cerrito, boy, it is hard to tell what you looking at at first but that is a roll over major accident, the team for the chp now on the scene trying to figure out what led to this fatal roll over crash and ktvu's claudine wong is there as well talking to them and will have pawn update in a few minutes,. >>> wednesday, october 9th, i am pam cook. >> good morning, i am dave clark, let's check weather, steve, how is it looking. >> pam looks fabulous -- >> -- that -- >> -- rain already and snow showers up in the sierra, maybe solano, contra costa, santa clara, monterrey and there could be in line for cloud build up, overall the main result is a cooler breezy day, 42 napa, 53 santa rosa. if you get that breeze that is held up, it being the low, if not, if it is calm conditions and probably much cooler, the coldest air is yet to arrive, i mea
in sight for the government shut down, the progress the two sides made overnight, all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for joining us, we are live at the walnut creek bart station. you can see quite a few people. maybe they got up early just in case there was a bart strike. the good news is there is no strike this morning. the bad news is there still could be a strike come monday morning. they are working on that. negotiations continue and we will have coverage on that, thank you for joining us waking up with us on friday morning, october 11th, i am pam cook. >> good morning, i am dave clark, we will check weather and traffic, steve is right over there. >> i am, low clouds around, a cooler day by the coast, you friday forecast temperatures coming down a little bit. not too much. mainly by the coast. we will see upper 50s or low 60s. inland temperatures mainly low to mid 70s or upper 60s really. 40s some, 50s others, there is a chill in that morning air so kind of bundle
. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> to our other top story -- deadline day in the b.a.r.t. lane hoar dis-- labor dispute. the 60-day cooling period ends tonight at midnight. there's a major new concerns that's raising concerns of a possible strike tomorrow morning. brian flores joins us live from oakland. you have the details of the setback in the negotiations. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, dave. it's news we don't want to hear this morning. throughout the week, we had been hearing that progress was being made at the negotiation table. when both sides emerged last night, the unions say, as you mentioned, there was a little bit of a setback. both sides went late into the night last night in terms of negotiations but when both sides emerged, no deal was set which is this morning leading to uncertainty that b.a.r.t. trains won't be running this time of tomorrow. of course, that could change depending on negotiations today. but in terms of what happened last night, according to the un un -- unions, they say they came close to a deal on proposals. we just spoke with bryant who says the
leaves riders in limbo, there's another potential headache for commuters. ktvu news channel 2 morning news continues. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. we want to take you tout to out to the fremont b.a.r.t. station this morning the the good news is b.a.r.t. training are running. a lot of people may have gone ahead with plan b because they went to bed not knowing whether or not b.a.r.t. was going to go on strike. the negotiations were continuing throughout the night. we're going to get an update on where they stand right now in just a moment. thank you for waking up with us. it's tuesday october 15th. i'm pam cook. >> i'm brian flores in for dave clark. lets get your day started with weather and traffic. during the break did i hear you say beach day? >> it's about as good as it gets. we're going 85 in santa cruz today. but anywhere you want to go, i don't care, ocean beach, stinson beach in the 70s. clear skies, a little cold for some mainly inland. not too bad on the coast, they're getting a puff of an offshore
to disrupt service. that's never been the case. >> reporter: jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we asked commuters how they feel about a possible strike and we found a lot of frustration. >> it takes a toll on you. >> we want to make sure they're fairly compensated. i am willing to take a ferry or whatever i have to do. but i would like them to move it along. >> reporter: stay with ktvu for continuing coverage. you can also follow us on twitter or facebook for the latest developments any time. >>> ac transit has its own labor issues and now its board of director says the next move is the union. aclu says they made a solid contract offer but the rank in file rejected it. it's the second time in three months that workers have rejected an offer recommended by their own union. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the oakland a's play off run. the divisional series is headed back to oakland for game five after the a's lost to the detroit tigers 8-6 today. the next game is do or die. the winner advances, loser goes home. amber lee is live now in oakland where fans tell her they are read
as they come this evening. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >> to the oakland a's and the american league divisional series. the a's and tigers are in the 8th inning of game 4. tigers are ahead 5-4. fans are packing local bars to catch game 4 and everybody is on the edge of their seat. the green and gold is bringing in extra green. john. >> reporter: that's right, guys. we are in the district. this bar has been hopping since the game started with everyone cheering for the home team. the crowd is not as happy as they could be because the game has the a's trailing the tigers. a tuesday afternoon in oakland's rock ridge district. a tranquil shopping neighborhood. but today, it had a slightly different feel inside of the bar. >> game 4. very exciting. >> reporter: a's fans took over the bar, cheering on the green and gold against detroit in the playoff game. >> we're all here for one common cause and that's the a's. go a's. >> reporter: the manager who is a descendent of the bar's founder says that the a's playoff run has been great for business. >> a lot of happy a's fans right now. we're ho
told ktvu those personal codes were texted quickly new pins traded every 1 to 6 minutes and they say these two men were involved they want to identify and arrest the pair for allegedly ripping off victims. >> scary. >> reporter: this bank of america customer will make sure to tap no so her account will be logged out. >> i will be a little more careful about the people around me when i use the atm and aware of my environment more. >> reporter: i reached out to bang of america tonight -- bank of america and a spokeswoman told me they are aware of the problem. they increased security measures and also they have added pin shields to atms where this is happening. if you want to look at those two suspects we have them posted at ktvu.com. >>> and tonight, at 10:15 p.m. a gunman opens fire on mission street in broad daylight. the investigation into the deadly shooting and the leads police are working on. >> tense moments at the oakland zoo. it was locked down for an hour while police looked for a man who shot up a nearby liquor store. there were 600 people at the zoo when the warning came in
was honored. >> also the glimmer of hope that the government shut down could be coming to an end, ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, want to take you back out live there this morning, this is a fatal accident we have been out since then covering it and looking into exactly what happened out there but again it is causing some traffic problems there. we will check in with her in just a moment. >>> it is wednesday, october 9th, i am pam cook. >> middle of the week. >> yeah. >> good morning, i am dave clark, let's check weather and traffic. will it be cooler -- >> -- cooler -- >> -- yeah -- >> -- low spinning and producing widely scattered rain and snow showers there. some of that drifting back. we have clouds around, partly cloudy and sunny here today, temperatures 60s coast and bay and 70s. chilly to mild, partly sunny, i will mention that but again east or south, probably not there, 45 napa, 49 redwood city, 50s, but a breeze holding things up. just kind of sandwiched between but t
of the best known universities in the bay area. >>> ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, welcome back, want to take you live to the command post in santa rosa, where there is a stand off underway. ktvu's claudine wong has new information from police about the 911 call that brought them to that neighborhood, again a live picture there, we will take you there in just a moment. >>> thank you for joining us, thurgs, october 10th, i am people cook. >> good morning, i am dave clark, let's check that. i lad that on -- >> -- oh -- >> -- lows but focus our attention on some baseball this afternoon the forecast looks quiet, good, i would not expect anything other than clear and sunny conditions, in fact upper 60s for many, mostly clear here, west wind could be 10 to 15, should be quiet conditions but looks good for baseball, 40s and 50s on the temperatures, 52 concord, 46 santa rosa, 52 san rafael and 40s coast, san francisco higher clouds but mostly sunny by noon then sunny, for a high today
running later this week. it's all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. welcome back. we are live outside the caltrans building in oakland where b.a.r.t. negotiations are still going on right now. they passed through that midnight deadline. we heard from a spokesperson at 1:00 this morning saying they would continue to negotiate through the night. so we are all hopeful that that means that they will emerge with a deal. let's just hope that we don't have to keep waiting everybody going to bed at night, and it's very stressful for people wondering how they're going to get to work. it is tuesday october 15th. i'm pam cook. >> good morning everybody. i'm brian flores in for dave clark today. let's get your tuesday started with weather and traffic. meteorologist steve paulson. how are you doing? >> i'm doing great. we have clear skies. it's going to be another nice day, a little cold out there for some. sunshine on the way, and warmer temps. we get a little bit of that offshore b
this happened. we'll have a report at 5:00 and 6:00 on the ktvu news. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. >>> a san francisco man suspected of running a massive drug trafficking website is being sent to new york to face felony charges. 29-year-old russ olebrick was arrested at a san francisco library last week. agencies says his website, silk road, brokered more than a billion dollars of illegal drug sales on the black market. in a brief hearing, a judge ordered him extradited to new york. prosecutors in that state have charged him with trying to solicit the murder of a canadian man who was allegedly trying to blackmail him. >>> to the looming b.a.r.t. strike. there are 36 hours left now for b.a.r.t. and its unions to reach a contract agreement or else the workers could go on strike. with the 60-day coolingoff period about to expire, negotiators returned to the bargaining table this morning. it was a short turnaround after they stayed at the table late last night. there are now indications the two sides may be close getting closer and the atmosphere has improved betw
. ktvu david stevenson is at the hospital working to get answers. david. >> reporter: julie, that's right. >>> early on a source involved in the investigation told us it is the woman who went missing at this hospital 17 days ago and now a spokeswoman for that missing woman's family remains here, waiting for official confirmation that she was found in the hospital stairwell. just before 5:00, a body found in the stairwell of san francisco general hospital was taken away to the medical examiner's office. the body of a woman was found at about 10:00 a.m. in what hospital officials say is a rarely used exterior stairway. employees at first believed they had found a mannequin at the bottom of the stairwell. >> the person is deceased and the san francisco sheriff's department is leading the investigation with assistance from the san francisco police department. >> reporter: say source closely involved in the investigation told ktvu it is the body of the woman who disappeared from her hospital room 17 days ago after checking in for a possible bladder infection. she was last seen by her family fr
coverage. ktvu's janine de la vega talked to commuters frustrated over being kept in limbo because of the strike threat. we begin with sal castanedo who joins us live from outside of the building where negotiations are set to resume shortly. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: tori, good afternoon. we've seen people show up now so some of the negotiators are on their way back. b.a.r.t. and its unions say there's a sign of hope that they can avert a strike, the threat of which has kept commuters guessing for the last few days. union and b.a.r.t. negotiators stayed up all night and finally called it quits at 5:30 this morning without an agreement. b.a.r.t. and the labor unions are still stuck on pay and benefits but have been discussing work rules and employee safety. yesterday, unions were threatening to strike today. the midnight deadline came and went. but apparently enough progress was made to keep the union from calling for a strike. the late notice frustrated many commuters who went to bed without knowing if trains would run in the morning. at 5:30 this morning, the federal gover
-mart seriously injures one woman, the specific items she had that the thieves were after, ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, we want to take you right out to the walnut creek bart station this morning, a little bit of activity but the good news is no strike today, they worked up to the deadline back at the table this morning, perhaps through the weekend because we could still have a strike monday morning. we have complete team coverage checking on that just a moment. for now thank you for joining us, friday morning, october 11th, i am pam cook. >> good morning, i am dave clark, let's check weather and traffic, chilly. >> cold for some no doubt about it happy friday and big fog bank, low clouds reducing visibility so your friday each day temperatures coming down, more so toward the coast, inland upper 70 also, mostly 60s and 70s, and 50s by the coast with that, 40s or low 50s, no doubt about it chilly to cold out there so bundle up, 46 san rafael and some areas feels colder than that, th
. ktvu's ken wayne is live tonight, and tells us, foster farms is a company that has staked its reputation on freshness. >> we found some of the foster farms chicken that the usda says is suspect at this safeway store. there is no recall, so the chicken is still being sold here tonight. officials say, if you do buy it, you should take some precautions. >> reporter: this is the foster farms chicken authorities are concerned about. it's stamped with the number 36137a. tonight, it's on display at the meat section of this safeway. it includes p6137, p6137a. the agriculture department issued the health alert today. most of the illnesses here in california. >> those people who have low immune systems are those people that actually have kids, or elderly are actually at risk. >> reporter: officials say strains of salmonella are produced at three foster farms facilities in the central valley. >> reputable stores, and all in all, the quality is going to be better. >> reporter: foster farms is not sold at piedmont. the center says there's not necessarily anything wrong with foster farms, b
starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. we are looking at right now -- >> we're back in albany again. >> yeah, where there is a controversy over people doing exactly this. camping out. and these are some of the people protesting a move that could happen shortly. we'll have more on that in just a moment. welcome back it's tuesday october 8th. i'm pam cook. >> good morning i'm dave. let's check your weather and traffic. steve one more nice day you think? >> pretty nice day. looks good know. changes tomorrow. a system just beginning to move in in the northern part of the state. we have clear skies here, a little chill in that morning air, a little bite for some. temperatures in the 30s and 40s. mainly in the 50s though for some but 30s, 40s to 50, clear skies, mostly sunny, a little cooler. some pop-up clouds in the north bay later on. 42 in santa rosa. 42 napa. 49 oakland airport. there are some 50s, a lot of low to mid-50s. clear skies here but here comes our system inching in. we'll be clear for a while. that system alread
earlier or later than usual. stay with ktvu and sign up for alerts on ktvu.com. >>> a judge has ruled on the suit against baseball and both sides claim victory. the judge dismissed the challenge of antitrust. the city wants the a dozen move to san jose. the ruling allows san jose to move forward with other actions that major league baseball interfeared with a downtown ballpark. >>> surveillance video led to the arrest of a man who officers say attacked and robbed a 70-year-old woman. we have that tape for you. a young man and woman went hunting for a victim in this wall mart store. here's the video. watching it you can see a man targeting a 70-year-old woman as he pretents to fire a rifle. he followed the woman to teal the woman's gold necklace. he approaches woman from behind, grabs on the necklace. he throws her to the ground, rips the necklace from the neck and runs away. detectives say a viewer saw the story and gave them a tip that led to the arrest. his accomplish is to lose. victim suffered a fractured hip. go to webb webb -- ktvu.com to see the video. >>> 13 people are facing
.net. -- ktvu.com. >>> we are going to be here at a half hour early just like we did today, you can get updates about alerts by going to ktvu.com, as well as joining us on facebook and twitter. >>> a small earthquake shook the how long bay this morning, a 2.35 quake. >>> a 72-year-old hunter who spent 19 days lost in the forest is speaking out about his ordeal. >> gene was hunting with a friend last month when he is when he stepped into a crevice. he covered himself with weeds. >> 1 days a know was nothing for him. i knew he was there. >> reporter: he kept a campfire burning as a signal to rescue crews but it was never spotted. a hinter finally found him over the weekend and he has been reunited with family. >>> the pumpkin weigh off starts less than a half hour from now. very big pumpkins are waiting for their turn on the scale. that is a fun place to be this morning. >> reporter: yeah, it is so fun to look at these. we are here in half moon bay, surrounded by a lot of pumpkins. these guys are monsters for the 39th annual world championship bum kin weigh off. 50 to 60 growers are here hoping t
reported. ktvu's amber lee is live in berkeley after she talked with one victim. amber. >> reporter: julie, tomorrow's event will be held here at trinity united methodist church. organizers says the an important first step preventing sexual assault and improving services for women. college life often is the first time away from home for students. the university environment a safe haven but complaints from students who have been victimized have lead to a state audit of uc berkeley's sexual assault cases. >> i was really scared because i felt like it was my fault. >> reporter: 19-year-old aerial butler tells me she was sexually assaulted twice by a man with ties to the university. she didn't report the incidents to police because in part she was ashamed but turned to a school official for help. >> in the end she told me there was nothing the university could do. >> reporter: she recently testified at a hearing to get uc to do more to protect victims. >> a lot of sexual assaults that occur, they are acquaintance assaults. people you know. >> reporter: how this senior, is a state licensed rape
with ktvu reporter with the management and what they call the best and final offer. >> here at the cal trans, they are set to show up saying we made our final offer. bart management has said it's done presenting offers. the lieutenant governor attended to negotiations saying inside it is slow, and frustrated. but the two sides are too close to let a deal slip away. >> we were at the table, ready, we were so close to getting a deal and when we came to the deal, the district unceremoniously, gave us a last, best, final offer, which is an indication they were no longer willing to bargain. >> we've given them two weeks to consider the offer. i really hope they're going to take it seriously and look at it. we're open to any ideas over those two weeks they might have. we'll try and keep that conversation open. >> state lawmakers are not pleased that bart said this is its final offer. they are happy a strike was avoided for today. they indicated both sides seemed further apart than ever. at midnight tonight, they forewarned workers to go on strike. live from oakland, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> people
well in one of the finest medical institutions in the county. >> tonight ktvu channel 2 news is asking san francisco general hospital how that could have happened. >> aldon smith facing felony charges, the accusations he is facing from a violent party. >> and developing news where a armed robber results in a zoo being put on lock down. >> ktvu channel 2 news starts right now with breaking news. >> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am gasia mikaelian. >> we begin with breaking news in san francisco, police are at the scene of a shooting. it just happened within the hour. we have live pictures from news chopper 2. crime tape is up. mission street is blocked to traffic. minutes ago san francisco police said one man was found with gun shot wounds and pronounced dead. at this point police are looking for the shooter. muni service has been effected on mission and the 14l bus is being used for local service. we will bring you more it tails on the -- details on the shooting as we learn them. >>> to developing news where the oakland zoo was locked down for an hour this af
.a.r.t. strike has been delayed. this time for at least one day after a marathon negotiating session. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live now to tell us what happened yesterday, including why both sides might not be at the table today. tara? >> reporter: well, union leaders emerged here from the caltrans headquarters around 2:45 this morning. they were tired and, of course, frustrated. they've agreed to extend one more day to avoid the strike. they are angry because they say b.a.r.t. management yanked the offer when they were close to a deal gave a best, final offer. despite the gag order, b.a.r.t. management announced the deal that gives employees a 3% pay raids per year for four years. it requires them to make a 4% contribution to pension and a nearly 10% medical contribution. >> we've been at this negotiation since april 1st. tonight, i gave a last, best and final offer to the unions on behalf of the board. gave it to them at 4:00 p.m. today which gave them ample time to ask questions. >> when we question them to ask them to be sure what that last offer meant, they indicated yes, it did and the
the suspicious death of a 7-month- old baby. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live from san francisco general hospital with the many questions surrounding this tragedy. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. police say a woman brought her 7-month-old baby here to san francisco general hospital early this morning. it's unclear exactly what was wrong with that child but we do understand the baby died, was pronounced dead at the hospital, just after midnight. as we watched police towing away a white car from the hospital parking, we understand that car is related to the case. it's unclear who the car belongs to. the baby arrived here at the hospital just about 12:30 or so this morning. the medical examiner was called out not long after that and investigators determined the death of this child was suspicious. police are only saying it's a 7- month-old baby. we don't know if it was a bay or a girl. the cause of death remains unclear. the detectives were here at the emergency room this morning. at the same time, police secured a louse on monterey boulevard just off 280 in san francisco. ear
, down an embankment and landed on the ramp early this morning. ktvu reporter claudine wong is live at the scene with the latest on what's going on with this investigation. claudine? >> reporter: well, sal, investigators say they are getting close to wrapping up this investigation out here on the central avenue offramp. let me give you a look at what's happening now. you can see investigators standing on what is the side of that minivan. they are focused on a right front tire and what damage may have been caused by that tire or how that may have led to the accident. that's an important piece. we'll tell you why coming up in just a moment. i want to first direct your attention up the freeway. they just walked by. you have investigators up there. this is 880 where the accident happened more than six hours ago. it was about 1:40 this morning, the chp says they were at a construction site along interstate 80, about a mile and a half up the road. there were two chp officers in two separate cars sitting there when they heard the minivan coming. they said they heard it coming because the r
francisco at pacifica to vote for the game you want to see go to ktv -- ktvu.com and click on high school sports. that is it for this sunday night sports wrap. >> busy day news wise and sports wise. thank you for making ktvu your source for news and sports updates. a breaking news update. there will be no strike tomorrow. the trains will be rolling tomorrow. >> our morning news crew will be here to fill you in on anything that might happen in the next couple of hours regarding those b.a.r.t. contract talks. we're always here for you on ktvu.com. again the headline tonight. no b.a.r.t. strike tomorrow. those trains will be rolling. be sure to keep it here and ktvu.com for the very latest on what's happening next, have a good night everyone and a good week. you! soft-close drawers, farm sink! wher room? we had to take just a little bit for the kitchen. because your kitchen dreams can be big. ikea has it all. woah, this kitchen is beautiful! give him the tour. let me show you! soft-close drawers, farm sink! where's my room? we had to take just a little bit for the kitchen. because your kitch
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the last b.a.r.t. strike was back in july. people jammed ferry boats and ac transit buss to get to and from san francisco. it took 2-1/2 days before the trains started running again. as bad as it was that strike happened through the fourth of july holiday. if the strike happens next week, it's expected to have a broader impact because more commuters will be traveling. >>> if possible, tele commute by working from home. caltrans is extending the hours of carpool lanes. >> until my manager says to go back in, i will continue to work from home. >> i'm going to try to avoid mass transit all together. it's such a mess from the east bay to get to san francisco. >> reporter: other commuters told us they would take the ferry or drive and several said they are just plain frustrated by the possibility of another strike. >>> more details now this map shows the b.a.r.t. stations where limited charter service will be available during peak commute hours if there is a strike. el cerrito del norte. san leandro, hayward and fremont. the buses would pick up passengers between
. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> i want to take you back live to san jose this morning, the scene, you can see a truck right up against a house right there. >> wow. >> we understand from what investigators are saying is the driver fell asleep. so we have a live reporter down there, and we'll check in on that and how it's affecting the area this morning in just a moment. thank you for joining us this tuesday october 8th. i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. >> thank you very much pam and dave. we have mainly clear skies, a little bit of fog towards monterey but that's about it. santa cruz. overall sunny and a little cooler, chilly, brisk for some. 62 antioch, 43 santa rosa, much cooler in the city. sat in the 60s most of the morning and eventually ended up at 76. sunny today, trying to get more of a westerly breeze. never kicked in yesterday. san fransisco we'll drop you down to 68 for a high today and definitely cooler on that low side going down to 53. sunny and nice today, cold morning for some, not for all. a little cooler on the afternoon highs. some upper 70s for more than a few l
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